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mörgæs

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From mör (suet) +‎ gæs (goose), a partial calque based on the supposed derivation of penguin from Latin pinguis (fat).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mörgæs f (genitive singular mörgæsar, nominative plural mörgæsir)

  1. penguin
    Mörgæsir eru sætar.
    Penguins are cute.

DeclensionEdit